String to Cells

Split a single string into a cell array.
Updated 1 Sep 2016

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Take a single string and separate out individual "elements" into a new cell array. Elements are defined as non-blank characters separated by spaces.
Similar to str2cell, except str2cell requires an array of strings. str2cells requires only 1 string.

Example: Consider the following string in the workspace:
aString = ' a b c d efgh ij klmnopqrs t u v w xyz '

>> newCell=str2cells(aString)'

newCell =


Cite As

Cole Stephens (2024). String to Cells (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R14SP1
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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Inspired: rsplit

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